10 CFR 429.26 - Fluorescent lamp ballasts.

§ 429.26 Fluorescent lamp ballasts.
(a) Sampling plan for selection of units for testing.
(1) The requirements of§ 429.11 are applicable to fluorescent lamp ballasts; and
(2) For each basic model of fluorescent lamp ballasts, a sample of sufficient size, not less than four, shall be randomly selected and tested to ensure that—
(i) Any represented value of estimated annual energy operating costs, energy consumption, or other measure of energy consumption of a basic model for which consumers would favor lower values shall be greater than or equal to the higher of:
(A) The mean of the sample, where:
Or,
(B) The upper 99 percent confidence limit (UCL) of the true mean divided by 1.01, where:
and
(ii) Any represented value of the ballast efficacy factor or other measure of the energy consumption of a basic model for which consumers would favor a higher value shall be less than or equal to the lower of:
(A) The mean of the sample, where:
Or,
(B) The lower 99 percent confidence limit (LCL) of the true mean divided by 0.99, where:
(b) Certification reports.
(1) The requirements of§ 429.12 are applicable to fluorescent lamp ballasts; and
(2) Pursuant to§ 429.12(b)(13), a certification report shall include the following public product-specific information: The ballast efficacy factor, the ballast power factor, the number of lamps operated by the ballast, and the type of lamps operated by the ballast.
[76 FR 12451, Mar. 7, 2011; 76 FR 24769, May 2, 2011]
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§ 429.26 Fluorescent lamp ballasts.

(a) Sampling plan for selection of units for testing.

(1) The requirements of § 429.11 are applicable to fluorescent lamp ballasts; and

(2) For each basic model of fluorescent lamp ballasts, a sample of sufficient size, not less than four, shall be randomly selected and tested to ensure that -

(i) Any represented value of estimated annual energy operating costs, energy consumption, or other measure of energy consumption of a basic model for which consumers would favor lower values shall be greater than or equal to the higher of:

(A) The mean of the sample, where:

Or,

(B) The upper 99 percent confidence limit (UCL) of the true mean divided by 1.01, where:

and

(ii) Any represented value of the ballast efficacy factor or other measure of the energy consumption of a basic model for which consumers would favor a higher value shall be less than or equal to the lower of:

(A) The mean of the sample, where:

Or,

(B) The lower 99 percent confidence limit (LCL) of the true mean divided by 0.99, where:

(b) Certification reports.

(1) The requirements of § 429.12 are applicable to fluorescent lamp ballasts; and

(2) Pursuant to § 429.12(b)(13), a certification report shall include the following public product-specific information: The ballast efficacy factor, the ballast power factor, the number of lamps operated by the ballast, and the type of lamps operated by the ballast.

[76 FR 12451, Mar. 7, 2011; 76 FR 24769, May 2, 2011]

Title 10 published on 2015-01-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 10 CFR Part 429 after this date.

  • 2015-11-27; vol. 80 # 228 - Friday, November 27, 2015
    1. 80 FR 74020 - Energy Conservation Program: Test Procedures for Portable Air Conditioners
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      DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY, 10 CFR Parts 429 and 430
      Supplemental notice of proposed rulemaking.
      DOE will accept comments, data, and information regarding this SNOPR, submitted no later than December 28, 2015. See section V, “Public Participation,” for details.
      10 CFR Part 429